Former Sri Lanka all-rounder Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the governing body has announced.
The 49-year-old, one of the greatest one-day players in the history of the game, has been charged by the ICC with allegedly failing to cooperate with an investigation and obstruction of an investigation.
Jayasuriya has 14 days to respond from to the ICC from Monday 15 October.
On its website the ICC said the charges relate to articles 2.4.6 and 2.4.7 of the anti-corruption code.
“Article 2.4.6 – Failure or refusal, without compelling justification, to cooperate with any investigation carried out by the ACU, including failure to provide accurately and completely any information and/or documentation requested by the ACU as part of such investigation.
Article 2.4.7 – Obstructing or delaying any investigation that may be carried out by the ACU, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information that may be relevant to that investigation and/or that may be evidence or may lead to the discovery of evidence of corrupt conduct under the Anti-Corruption Code.”